Click here for a downloadable, printable PDF version Leon F. Bouvier & Lindsey Grant How Many Americans? San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, August 1994 We at NPG believe our members should know about this book. NPG played no role in its production, but both authors have written articles in the NPG Forum series. We think it […]
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NPG’s Forum Series features original research and analysis on U.S. population issues and policy from some of the most prominent writers in the population field. This page features only our most recent Forum papers.
Click here for a downloadable, printable PDF version The President’s proposal for a national Health Security Act must deal with an aging population structure, problems involving immigration, fertility, AIDS and perhaps other plagues, and a changing labor force. Those issues will affect the proposal in ways that may not be immediately apparent and that were […]
Click here for a downloadable, printable PDF version Lewis Carroll would be proud. Present U.S. asylum and immigration policies bear the distinctive mark of the Mad Hatter. The Sequence of Events As a starter, we have laws concerning the premissible levels of immigration – not very rigorous laws, perhaps – but then we create an […]
Click here for a downloadable, printable PDF version The passenger manifests of airplanes flying into and out of the United States provide disturbing indications that immigration may be running at a substantially higher level than is generally supposed. If it is, the present estimate of US population and the Census projections for the future are […]
Click here for a downloadable, printable PDF version by Nathan Keyfitz When population issues arise in government or the press, economists’ advice is regularly sought, even though modern post-Keynesian economics offers very little methodological help in dealing with secular change or limits. Biology is perhaps the discipline best suited to offer systematic insights into the […]
Click here for a downloadable, printable PDF version by Stephen Tennenbaum & Robert Costanza This is the thirteenth in a series of NPG Forum papers exploring the idea of optimum population ö what would be a desirable population size for the United States? Without any consensus even as to whether the population should be larger […]